"shrivels" in the verb sense
1. shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither
wither, as with a loss of moisture
"The fruit dried and shriveled"
2. shrink, shrivel
decrease in size, range, or extent
"His earnings shrank"
"My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
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